Cardio/Telemetry Unit Assistant, Full Time Days (FTE .9)
Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida for more than 60 years. As a comprehensive acute healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Licensed for 488-beds, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties.
As Miami-Dade County's only Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and affiliated with HCA East Florida Division. Since its inception in 1950, Mercy Hospital has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God's people and providing spiritual support. Mercy Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.
Mercy Hospital is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Acts as the primary secretarial resource for the charge nurse and nursing unit. May assist in ordering supplies, identifies supply needs and other duties as assigned duties. Is responsible for the smooth operation of all secretarial functions. Directs communication with the nursing unit. Utilizes the computer system to enter patient information and to place required orders and patient requests.
Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:
Reviews all physicians' orders for STAT/NOW/Discharge/Pending discharge orders and processes immediately.
Accurately transcribes physician's orders from the chart to proper patient electronic medical record using computer order entry system.
Monitors the adequate compliance of protocol for verification of verbal or telephone orders, or other type of communication and reports findings that do not meet standard procedures.
Submits maintenance work orders in timely manner, including Biomed equipment repairs.
Displays telephone courtesy, answers promptly. Prioritizes and communicates telephone messages to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
Consistently identifies and accurately communicates patient safety information such as known allergies, history of falls, risk for skin breakdown, risk for injury and other key information to promote a safe environment of care.
Required Job Qualifications Include:
High School Diploma or the equivalent
Associates/ Technical degree preferred
0-2 years of relevant experience